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Wide Open Opera


  • Description

    Wide Open Opera is one of Ireland’s most dynamic opera companies, presenting a range of operatic experiences unique for Irish audiences. Central to all of Wide Open Opera’s work is the championing of Irish artists. In addition to composers and writers, the company has engaged reputable singers such as Miriam Murphy, Imelda Drumm, Majella Cullagh, Daire Halpin, Aoife Miskelly, Claudia Boyle, John Molloy, Sharon Carty, Doreen Curran, Sylvia O’Brien, Emma Nash, Rachel Croash, Sarah Shine, Brendan Collins and many others. Wide Open Opera has been generously funded by the The Arts Council- An Chomhairle Ealaíon, and it has also been sustained by partnership with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. Wide Open Opera have also partnered with many other organisations in Ireland such as the NI Opera, Landmark Productions, National Concert Hall, RTÉ lyric fm, DIT Conservatory of Music & Drama, Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin City Council, Lime Tree Theatre and Limerick City of Culture.

    Wide Open Operamerged with Opera Theatre Company to form the Irish National Opera in 2018.

  • Address

    PO Box 8602,Dublin,Co. Dublin





    Artistic Director

    Fergus Sheil


    Gavin O'Sullivan